Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Short Takes

Pakistan’s flooding woes deepen with more storms coming.

Add to that, a political assassination in Karachi sets off violence.

President Obama reaffirms that the U.S. will withdraw from Iraq on schedule.

Six teens drowned in a Louisiana sinkhole.

Confirmed: The Gulf spill was the worst. So here’s hoping the static kill works.

Stay away: Rep. Barney Frank warned Rep. Maxine Waters to stay away from helping a troubled bank that her husband owned stock in.

R.I.P. Mitch Miller, 99, record producer, conductor, and sing-along star.

Tropical Update: It’s now Tropical Storm Colin, and it looks like it will keep out to sea for a while.